A new water sustainability award by Sanlam Top Destination Awards

The Sanlam Top Destination Awards, Water 4 Cape Town, and Cape Town Tourism have collaborated to create the Water Sustainability Award for the annual event. The award aims to find the most water conscious establishment. The Sanlam Top Destination Awards takes place on 20 September 2018 at The...

7 Jun 2018

East Coast Radio anti-gun violence campaign gathers local support

East Coast Radio's #StandUpForSadia campaign has garnered support across KwaZulu-Natal. Citizens wore orange and added their voice to the cause to show their support. The campaign was launched in support of victims of gun violence following the tragic death of nine-year-old Sadia Sukhraj.

4 Jun 2018

Red Bull Social Innovation Festival is a swing and hit

Red Bull recently hosted its Red Bull Amaphiko Social Innovation Festival in Umlazi. Residents of Umlazi flocked to King Zwelithini Stadium and Zintocele Park to be part of the event. Social entrepreneurs exhibited their products throughout the day at the festival. The festival aims to...

4 Jun 2018

Falke shows support to WWF with campaign

Falke South Africa is donating R5 of every Falke AH4 hiking sock sale to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The campaign launched in January 2018 and just under 6,500 pairs of Falke AH4 have been sold. The sock forms part of the Falke Advance Performance range.

1 Jun 2018

Unilever gives feedback on sustainable living plan

Unilever SA has shared an update on its Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) seven years after it was launched. The consumer goods company reports that its sustainable living brands grew 46% faster than the rest of the business and delivered 70% of its overall revenue growth. The update...

11 May 2018

Hurtigruten to address marine pollution by going plastic-free

Hurtigruten will remove plastic straws, drink mixers, plastic glasses, coffee lids, and plastic bags from all its ships from 2 July 2018. The move forms part of Hurtigruten's efforts to reduce marine pollution, which is said to be increasing at a rate of 15 metric tonnes of plastic per minute. ...

10 May 2018

Totalsports to sponsor 2018 Ocal Global Journey for Change

Totalsports will sponsor the 2018 Ocal Global Journey for Change by donating R120,000 to assist Ocal Global projects as well as sponsoring a kit for a 12-person team. The 2018 Ocal Global Journey for Change begins on 10 May 2018 in Centurion and ends on 20 May 2018 in Cape Town.

9 May 2018

Tetra Pak to launch paper straw

Tetra Pak has joined the Last Plastic Straw movement and will be launching a paper straw suitable for its portion-sized carton packages. Tetra Pak has also been working to encourage consumers to push straws back in the pack once they have consumed the contents so they can be collected along with...

2 May 2018

Plastics SA channels The Blue Planet II to highlight marine pollution

Plastics SA's new radio and television adverts aim to shed light on marine pollution with a focus on plastic polluted in the ocean. The advertising campaign takes inspiration from Sir David Attenborough's The Blue Planet II. The adverts will broadcast on various DStv channels and selected...

2 May 2018

Reach For A Dream, Wimpy launch the 2018 Slipper Day campaign

Reach For A Dream and Wimpy have launched the 2018 Slipper Day campaign. This annual campaign raises funds and awareness for children fighting life-threatening illnesses. Wimpy will once again be giving away coffee on Slipper Day, 11 May 2018 to all those who support the cause. To participate,...

23 Apr 2018

Radisson Blu Waterfront goes plastic straw free

The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront will no longer use plastic straws and will only offer paper straws from April 2018. This forms part of its environmental and sustainability strategy. The hotel will in future use biodegradable straws and will further customer attention on no plastic straw usage...

12 Apr 2018

Tiso Blackstar is giving TimesLive readers a chance to win and donate books

Tiso Blackstar's Play-it-forward campaign, in association with the Nal'iBali reading for enjoyment campaign, is giving TimesLive readers an opportunity to win and donate books to a school, reading club or library of their choice. Each week from 13 April to 22 June 2018, two readers stand the...

11 Apr 2018

Virgin Active to invest in water saving efforts

In light of the recent water shortages in South Africa, particularly in the Western Cape, Virgin Active South Africa has indicated that it would invest a further R20 million in its Western Cape clubs and has committed to rolling out its water resilience efforts to its clubs nationally. Virgin...

22 Mar 2018

Shoprite's Act for Change card to ease economic pressures for NGOs

In light of the current economic climate, Shoprite has introduced the Act For Change buying card in an effort to assist welfare organisations. The card will give NPOs a 5% discount across outlets from the Shoprite Group and they will have 30 days to pay with no interest. NPO donors will also be...

15 Mar 2018

Tintswalo Atlantic stands with global 'straw wars'

Tintswalo Atlantic has decided to no longer use straws and has completely banned it from the hotel. The decision comes after other hotels and restaurants stopped using straws to help reduce pollution. The hotel has replaced straws with re-usable glass straws. The hotel's close proximity to...

20 Feb 2018

BON Hotels is collecting water for CT

BON Hotels is currently running a water collection drive for those affected by the drought. Guests and visitors have been asked to donate five litres of water, which can be left in the BONangel donation bins located at the reception at BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central, BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, and...

13 Feb 2018

Travel Channel adds 5,000l to Flight Centre's water collection drive

The Travel Channel has contributed 5,000l of water to the Flight Centre Foundation's water initiative. The initiative will take place at the Travel Expo at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg on 10-11 February 2018. The initiative forms part of the Flight Centre Travel Group's (FCTG) wider...

9 Feb 2018

Shoprite launches donation drive for CT

The Shoprite Group has started a Disaster Relief Fund to assist parts of the country that have been affected by the drought. Consumers will be able to donate R5 at any Shoprite or Checkers store throughout the country. The donations will be used to aid Cape Town, which is currently facing the...

6 Feb 2018

Montego raises over 23,000 meals in Click2Feed campaign

Montego Pet Nutrition's Click2Feed campaign has raised 23,225 meals for 30 various animal charities and welfare organisations. The campaign has also raised R6,450 in cash donations, which will contribute to 3,225 additional Montego meals that will be donated. Kitty and Puppy Haven - a sanctuary...

11 Jan 2018

#IamConstitution campaign wins gold award

The #IamConstitution campaign won the Gold Award in the education, training and skills development category of the Stars of Africa Awards. The campaign, which was developed by the Ichikowitz Family Foundation in partnership with the Paramount Group, was launched in 2016 and is a nationwide...

14 Dec 2017

Johnson & Johnson recieves recognition for partnership with Unjani Clinics

Johnson & Johnson SA won gold in the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Stars of Africa Awards in acknowledgement of its partnership with Unjani Clinics. The company has funded Unjani Clinics in establishing clinics for black professional female nurses that help meet the healthcare needs of...

1 Dec 2017

Wellness Warehouse goes paperless

Wellness Warehouse has decided to conduct its business via online and will no longer use paper to communicate its monthly deals. The paperless approach is part the company's journey towards implementing sustainable practices in its business. The company's customers may now browse, learn what...

2 Nov 2017

Woolworths included in CPD's Water A-List

Woolworths has been globally recognised for being on the forefront of sustainable water by being placed on Carbon Disclosure Project's (CPD) Water A-List. The list is a way of CPD, which is an international non-profit organisation, recognising global companies for its actions regarding...

26 Oct 2017

Emperors Palace launches web-based learning platform

Emperors Palace has launched an e-learning platform titled 'Lobster Ink'. The platform will support and promote workplace skills development and training for its employees by providing unlimited access to modules that cover a range of topics and specialties. The purpose of the learning...

21 Sep 2017

Mitchell's Brewery to donate to #KnysnaRises fund

Mitchell's Brewery will donate 20 cents on the sale of every bottle of its Forester's Lager to the #KnysnaRises fund until the end of November 2017. This forms part of the brewery's efforts to assist those who were affected by the Knysna fires earlier this year. Knysna Tourism is alongside...

30 Aug 2017

Kellogg's awarded for gender empowerment efforts at Top Women Awards

Kellogg's South Africa was awarded the top gender empowered retail award at the 2017 Top Women Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by Topco Media in partnership with Standard Bank, was held at Emperors Place in Johannesburg. The awards have been held every year for the last 14 years and are...

29 Aug 2017

Transnet Port Terminals makes donation to school

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has donated school uniforms and shoes to learners of Buhlebuzile Primary School in the Lubisi area of Pongola. The school also received minor renovations to their facility. The renovations consisted of a fresh coat of paint inside and outside a block of classrooms as...

11 Aug 2017

Fits like a glove: Cash Converters donates 800 scarves for Madiba Day

As part of its 67 minutes for Mandela Day, Cash Converters Personal Finance donated 800 hand-warming scarves to Hot91.9FM for its Hot Winter Box drive. On Mandela Day, the 800 Hot Winter Boxes were handed over to Mother of Peace, The Cradle of Hope Ministry, and the Johannesburg Organisation of...

19 Jul 2017

Crazy Store hands over R126k donation to FOCHA

Over the past year, The Crazy Store has been allocating 10% of the sales on selected collectable Crazy Ducks purchased by customers nationwide for The Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (FOCHA) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town. In honour of former President...

18 Jul 2017

Radio 2000 to spend Mandela Day at Joubert Park

Radio 2000 will be broadcasting live from Joubert Park on Nelson Mandela Day, 18 July 2017, between 9am and 12pm. The station will be spending its 67 minutes celebrating Madiba's legacy by feeding and donating blankets to 500 homeless people in the Johannesburg CBD. The homeless people will, in...

13 Jul 2017

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